Atos boosts supercomputing power by 10 for Spanish State Meteorological Agency AEMET

Paris (France), Madrid (Spain), February 23, 2021

Atos announces that it has been selected by the Spanish State Meteorological Agency (AEMET) to provide and install its computing and storage technological innovation, via the tender “Contracting of Offer via leasing with out the solution to purchase a Supercomputing Procedure for the AEMET”. Based on the BullSequana supercomputing architecture from Atos, the new supercomputer will offer practically 10 instances a lot more computing potential than the latest one particular which was put in in the 2014.

This new supercomputer will enhance and broaden AEMET’s latest computing abilities to raise study in different parts these types of as weather conditions forecasting, weather change, wave prediction and assist its collaboration with intercontinental corporations. Additionally, it supports AEMET meet up with the new strategic, technological and assistance provision issues, these types of as planning, supplying and disseminating meteorological information and forecasts, in its 2019-21 Motion Prepare, thus consolidating its presence as one particular of the key meteorological facilities in Europe.

The availability of the new significant-efficiency procedure will not only let for greater computing potential and a reduction in the time essential for the execution of numerical models, but it will also enable us to optimize resources, automate procedures and set in area in depth procedures, to market a a lot more sustainable architecture.” mentioned Raúl Hilara, Telematics Coordinator of the State Meteorological Agency at AEMET.

The truth that AEMET has renewed their confidence in our technological abilities is testomony to our knowledge and we are proud that Atos will proceed to be their reference technological innovation provider in supercomputing, accompanying them in the new issues of weather conditions forecasting and weather change. This new results strengthens our determination as a European leader in the meteorology sector. ” mentioned José Camacho, director of HPC & Quantum computing of Atos in Iberia.

This undertaking will consist of the installation of two clusters equipped with a lot more than fifty,000 cores dependent on AMD EPYC processor technological innovation, with a potential 5.9 PB of gross storage, joined with a lower latency interconnect network of two hundred Gbits / sec.

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